Skip to comments.Meteorologists baffled by bizarre isolated winds that whip San Francisco Bay Area
Posted on 09/11/2017 12:21:36 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
Meteorologists are baffled by strong wind gusts that ripped through concentrated pockets of the Bay Area early Monday morning, while other areas remained completely still. The National Weather Service reports that a gust of 54 mph roared through Pebble Beach at 2:30 a.m., while only 10 minutes away in Monterey conditions remained completely calm.
"We had a very unusual event happen overnight," says Charles Bell, a meteorologist with the NWS Bay Area. "We had isolated strong periods of winds. It's really remarkable. Usually wind storms are more widespread, while this wind occurred in concentrated pockets."
The first gusts roared through Pebble Beach and the southwesterly winds traveled north reaching up to 40 mph in Santa Cruz, up to 37 mph in Los Gatos and at the San Jose Airport.
The weather service recorded the last gust at 3:30 a.m.; it was a 35 mph wind at the Golden Gate Bridge. The winds knocked down trees and power lines. The event lasted about two hours.
The windy conditions weren't in the forecast and came as a surprise to Bay Area residents. "There was no indication of this happening today," Bell says. "We have computer models that are very high resolution that pick up a lot of features in the atmosphere and they didn't detect it. We're going to look through the data to find out what caused it." "This is a very unusual situation. And one we wish we'd given people more of a heads-up on. It definitely was not forecast." Bell says one of the office's senior scientists will be analyzing data today to determine the source of the wind. "One idea that's been kicked around is there's a storm swell to the south and potentially some energy came up from that," he says.
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Yet the climate change "science is settled" and we need to pay TRILLIONS of dollars to prevent hurricanes. The Warmist Scammers never, ever see the irony and patent falsehoods in what they are pushing. Never.
What a consenting adult city decides to do is no one else’s concern.
Somehow this will be Trump’s fault.
Someone posted to a weather guy that the water in Chesapeake Bay had been lower than usual.
I must have slept thru the big whooosh.. not a fruit dropped last night.
I blame ghosts.
Trump moved his wind machine from the Texas coast to South Florida, and now San Francisco -- probably on a Russian air force plane with the help of racist white nationalists.
I think angel armies at work.
Someone testing the new Corvette at Laguna Seca?
MSNBC should make that their lead story tonight.
Put Mike Stone/Steve Keller, McMillian & Wife, and Ironside on the case.
Wrapped up in 24 hours.
It’s much simpler than that.
Micheal Moore ate Tex-Mex.
It was kirk and crew in a Klingon bird of prey with cloaking on. They’re bringing Gracie and George to the future to get that dang giant cigar to stop playing havoc with our climate.
Fluid mechanics. Currents in water and wind in the air follow the same laws. Probably their models are overlooking something like temperature gradients.
Well, since President Trump has violated all the liberal witches with his differing opinions they are forced to physically attack him in their self-defense with binding spells... which appear to have backfired.
Stealthed aliens, has to be.
A couple of years ago, we had a hail storm come through in which our house was the only house on the block that suffered damage. Yes, there was hail on the houses and yards around ours, but the hail actually punched holes in our siding and left my wife's garden almost completely shorn of vegetation. Our yard and deck looked like there was three inches of snow on it.
We called our daughter who lives a couple of miles away to make sure she and her kids were okay and she had no idea what we were talking about.
That's the way the weather is, y'all.
That's why Jerry Seinfeld said, "If a 7 day forecast was worth anything, you'd only need one every seven days.".
Simple: Hot air expelled from a million leftists mouths meets the cold ocean / Bay currents.
Gusty Wind results.
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